Annual Report 2018 PDF

MACA is a non-profit local arts agency serving Monroe County and the surrounding counties of East Tennessee. In addition to offering a variety of different professional programs as a part of an annual performing season, MACA works with area schools, churches and civic organizations to provide arts education programs, artist residencies and more. MACA is a 501c(3) organization.

The Mission Statement of the Monroe Area Council for the Arts, chartered in 1995, is as follows: “The corporation shall have as its purpose the coordination, communication, promotion and development of cultural activities in the Monroe  and surrounding areas, with emphasis on efforts to reach underserved populations and to support indigenous arts, artists and resources.”

Throughout its history, MACA has fulfilled its mission with support from National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), South Arts (SA), Tennessee Arts Commission (TAC) and East Tennessee Foundation (ETF), and many individual and corporate donors.


Provide showcase programs and events promoting the arts in our community.
Add to the economic quality of life in our community by bringing arts events to our community.
Enhance the education of area children, providing them the same opportunities as those in larger and different communities.
Help be a part of the community effort to make our lives more well-rounded.


Alan Jackson –Executive Director

Jim Cheek- President

Kim Frank- Vice President

Katherine Frank- Secretary

Nick Woolard- Treasurer

Rebecca Inman – Administrative Assistant

Dustin Atkins

Alicia Fugitt

Carolyn Hunt

Rachel Kohn

Mia Sage Lowry

Shanie Marshall

Hugh  McCampbell

Marty McCampbell

Frank McKenzie

Laura Mason

Doug Mason

Joan Mulliner

Tammy Myers

Barbara Poulsen

Allan Sibley

Jim Williams

Lifetime Honorary:

Barbara Arwood

Jean Black

Patsy Carson